• Investing in Sustainability

    Providing dedicated financing to support business and consumption practices that contribute to biodiversity conservation and the sustainable use of natural resources, as well as to mitigating and adapting to climate change.

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  • Conserving Biodiversity

    Promoting business practices that contribute to biodiversity conservation in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa, where most of the world’s richest biodiversity hotspots exist.

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  • Leveraging the Power of
    Blended Finance

    Funding from donors, multilateral organizations, and development finance institutions amplifies the capital from private investors – maximizing the fund’s reach and impact.

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  • Ensuring Systemic Impact

    Customized technical assistance for comprehensive sector support, promoting sustainable practices through capacity building, environmental and social risk management, awareness-raising, and tailor-made projects.

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Four Priority Sectors

Key Figures

Kreis
USD 319 million

Assets under management

Kreis
USD 357 million

Cumulative investments made to partner institutions since inception

Kreis
17

Partner institutions supported in seven countries

Kreis
USD 2.1 million

Technical assistance project volume

All figures as of June 2019 based on
eco.business Fund activities in Latin America

Latest Updates

eco.business Fund strengthens support to certified agribusinesses with Banco Guayaquil
eco.business Fund publishes first impact report
eco.business Fund provides USD 5 million loan to Banco Cuscatlán to support sustainable business practices in El Salvador
First eco.business Fund conference “Our Journey” showcases impact, role in Latin America’s green finance transformation
eco.business Fund partners with Banco del Pacífico to advance sustainable agribusiness in Ecuador
eco.business Fund strengthens support to certified agribusinesses in Latin America with Banco Internacional de Costa Rica (BICSA)
IDB Invest lends USD 60 million to eco.business Fund for promoting sustainable business practices
eco.business Fund to power sustainable agribusinesses practices in Honduras and Nicaragua with Grupo Financiero Ficohsa
eco.business Fund wins special ALIDE Award
Raiffeisen Bank International invests EUR 16 million in eco.business Fund to promote sustainable business practices
Investing in Biodiversity: Sustainable Agriculture in Latin America Makes Good Business Sense
OeEb, the Development Bank of Austria, invests USD 20 million in eco.business Fund
Calvert Social Investment Foundation Invests USD 5 million in eco.business Fund to Conserve Natural Resources and Biodiversity in Latin America
ASN Bank Invests USD 25 million in eco.business Fund
EU Contributes EUR 3 mln to eco.business Fund to Support Biodiversity in Latin America
Eco.business Fund Lends Its Support to Colombia’s First Sustainable Banking Congress
Providing Great Food and Drink While Protecting Latin America’s Environment
Combined forces to contribute to Sustainable Development Goals in El Salvador
eco.business Fund and FMO Join Forces to Protect and Foster Latin American Biodiversity
eco.business Fund, KfW Team Up to Bolster Latin America Biodiversity
eco.business Fund to receive EUR 13 million in additional funding from EU
eco.business Fund and Davivienda CR expand support to sustainable companies in Costa Rica
eco.business Fund and Banco Davivienda Costa Rica team up to support biodiversity
eco.business Fund and Scotiabank de Costa Rica promote businesses with environmental best practices
Finance in Motion, KfW and Conservation International launch first biodiversity fund in Latin America
eco.business Development Facility co-sponsors Sustainability Week 2019 in Panama
eco.business Development Facility co-sponsors third Sustainability Congress with Asobancaria in Colombia
eco.business Development Facility co-sponsors biggest biodiversity festival in Colombia
The eco.business Fund Development Facility co-sponsors ColomBIOdiversidad
The eco.business Fund Development Facility supports sustainable tourism development in Latin America
Supporting Biodiversity in Latin America: Sustainable Coffee Production Practices Are Key
The eco.business Fund Development Facility co-hosts training in environmental and social risk analysis
The eco.business Fund leaves its mark at ISEAL 2018 Global Sustainability Standards Conference
The eco.business Fund Development Facility supports the 2018 World Coffee Science Summit in El Salvador
eco.business Fund supports sustainable agricultural businesses in Colombia
The eco.business Fund Development Facility Supports Regional Roundtable for Sustainable Finance in Latin America and the Caribbean
Eco.business Fund Board Visits Central America and Colombia
Eco.business Fund Supports 4th ColomBIOdiversidad Festival in Colombia
eco.business Fund Supports End-Clients at Green Week Berlin

Our Partners and Investors

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*Investors to the eco.business Fund are either invested in one or both sub-funds.

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